Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care

Please be aware that visitor access to our sites is changed while COVID-19 protocols are in effect. 

All visitors are screened prior to entry. Please follow screening entry directions and review St. Joseph’s COVID-19 information.


Remember to ask for the doctor's name, department name and room number when you are coming to an appointment. If you are visiting a patient, ask for their nursing unit.

Address and contact details

Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care
401 Sunset Drive
St. Thomas, Ontario  N5R 3C6

Phone: 519 646-6100 ext. 49354

Mailing address:

Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care
St. Joseph's Health Care London
PO BOX 5777, STN B
London, ON  N6A 4V2


There are 350 parking spaces at Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care

View a map of parking spaces at Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care (including accessible spaces).

Parking rates

The daily visitor parking rate is $6. Pay upon entry. The payment machine accepts loonies, toonies and credit card. Press start and then insert payment.

Monthly parking rate is $56.60

Courteous parking to ensure maximum lot capacity

Please be aware that Standard Parking (SP+), our parking management company, enforces parking regulations across all of St. Joseph’s sites to ensure patients, visitors, staff and physicians have adequate parking. All users of our parking facilities are asked to pay attention to parking regulations and how you park your vehicle. Vehicles taking up more than one spot will be ticketed by SP+.

As well, those who park for more than 10 minutes in patient drop-off designated areas, in handicapped parking without a permit, at loading docks, and other restricted areas will also find their vehicles being ticketed.

Fines range from $30 to $60 depending on the type of infraction.

Thank you for respecting our parking regulations. If you have any parking questions please contact SP+ at @email.

Directions to Programs and Services 

View the turn-by-turn directions for programs and services at Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care

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